Start of Summer

The Start of Summer (Li Xia) is the seventh of the 24 solar terms, succeeding Guyu. As the name indicates, this solar term indicates the arrival of summer. Chinese “Li” means to start, as in “Li Chun,” Start of Spring. “Xia” means “Jia” (假) in ancient Chinese, meaning growth. Start of Summer means the beginning of growth in nature. The term came into being near the end of the Warring States Period (475-221BC).


Post time: May-05-2022